News and Articles About Retail Businesses
With some savvy planning, business owners can make a profit from major news events.
From a fish tank that grows food to a wearable camera, here's an early look at some of the coolest items made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
How redirecting even 10 percent of consumer spending from chains to local small businesses can boost local economies and create jobs.
A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
Retail sales rose less than expected in June, the latest sign of sluggish economic growth.
The National Retail Federation offers a way to assess someone's skills and talents to find the best job.
Virgin's CEO shares what factors you need to consider when choosing the best place to open up shop.
Washington, D.C., lawmakers have voted to require big-box retailers to pay 50 percent more than the district's legal minimum wage.
Lauren Levy rushed to bring Magnificent Baby's "An Heir Is Born" clothing line to market. Find out how her hustle is paying off.
The retail giant's 'Get on the Shelf' contest provides entrepreneurs and small-business owners a non-traditional way to get their product to market.
Often the cost of rent is a top consideration when choosing a retail space. But focus on the dollars and you might be missing out on essential ways to grow your business.
A flea market as restaurant incubator, hipster destination and, yes, great place to find a lamp.
Metail creates a 3-D avatar of shoppers then digitizes clothing collections and merges the garment images with the customer's avatar.
Research from the National Retail Federation reveals what young adults are looking for in their first jobs.
A consignment store fights back against showrooming, with a new app called Swarm Mobile.
Storenvy mixes a no-cost e-commerce platform with community engagement.
The online handmade marketplace is seeking to reimagine retail.
A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.
Navigating supplier relationships is just one of the many challenges facing new business owners. Here are some basics for those just starting out.
Jewelry buyers get the best of both worlds: The price and flexibility of designing a engagement ring online and the in-store experience before they commit.
To you get big-box retailers to stock your product, know your competition, hone your pitch and be prepared.
San Franciso clothier Taylor Stitch employs multiple apps for a custom commerce solution.
As Amazon partners with Facebook to make gift-giving easier, a look at three services that are innovating this time-old tradition.
Our first annual list of seven of the most innovative woman leaders from technology to retail to health and more.